At your homes where there could be an infection, ensure that nothing is recycled for the duration of time when the virus could potentially be spread. Masks, gloves and tissues, cleaning cloths and so on that could have been exposed to the infection must be disposed of safely. Direct contact with bags and bins should be avoided at all costs; always use disposable gloves and throw them away after each use. Once the garbage or waste is disposed of, ensure that you wash and sanitise your hands.
Some useful tips of Waste Management at home
- Make a conscious decision to reduce waste generation.
- Stop using plastic bags, using plastic takeaway boxes, buying plastic bottles of water, etc.
- Avoid buying items that are wrapped in plastic or even too much paper or dry waste.
- Waste Segregation Use different bins.
Compost organic garbage.
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Keep what you need in your home.
If you have someone in your home who could be infected, take scrupulous care over waste disposal and do not recycle any items for the period of the quarantine in covid times.
Especially during the current pandemic, being mindful about how waste is disposed of in our homes can go a long way toward ensuring a hygienic and safe environment for your community and family.